Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 5/26/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Thursday, May 26, 2022
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Chase Field is the location where the Arizona Diamondbacks (23-22) will attempt to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers (29-13) on Thursday. The expected starting pitchers are Mitch White and Humberto Castellanos.
As a team, the Los Angeles Dodgers are notching 5.6 runs per contest, which is 1st in baseball. They have earned 236 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .336. The Dodgers have earned 83 doubles as a squad and have hit 48 baseballs out of the stadium. They have compiled 219 runs batted in in addition to 349 hits this year, and their batting average sits at .248. Los Angeles has a slugging percentage of .420 and have been called out on strikes 347 times, while drawing a walk on 182 occasions.
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The Dodgers have an earned run average of 2.77 this season (1st in the league), and the staff has rung up 369 hitters. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.42 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.08. Dodgers pitchers have surrendered 37 home runs and also 134 total runs (1st in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 108 opposing hitters and their FIP is 3.44 as a team for the year.
Dodgers pitchers have entered the game with runners on 26 times as well as having 33 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have accumulated 27 holds on the season (13th in MLB). The Dodgers relief pitchers have accumulated a save rate of 73.3% and has stepped onto the mound in 43 save situations. They have compiled 11 saves over the course of the season and have blown 4 of their 15 save opportunities. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 37 base runners this year and 27.0% of those runners ended up scoring. The Dodgers have dispatched 145 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have a total of 1,096 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 341 assists and 20 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .986 which has them sitting 13th in pro baseball, and they have turned 40 double plays. The Dodgers have converted 72.4% of balls hit into play into outs in their 3,288 innings on the field, which ranks them 3rd in professional baseball.
White (3-3 career win-loss mark) holds a FIP of 3.90 and he has gone up against 258 hitters in the major leagues. He has conceded 50 base hits (7.3 hits per nine innings) and has had 22 free passes. His earned run average is 3.96 (27 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.174. White has pitched in 61 innings and has accumulated 64 K's during his career.
The Diamondbacks hold a slugging % of .382 and they earn 4.02 runs per game (19th in the league). They have recorded 64 two-baggers, while taking a walk 166 times and putting up 181 runs. Arizona has 56 HRs on the campaign to go along with 170 RBIs. They have struck out on 420 occasions (1st in baseball) and have tallied 315 hits. The Arizona Diamondbacks have compiled a team OBP of .299 and a batting average of .216 this season.
The Diamondbacks hold a team WHIP of 1.262 in addition to having a FIP of 4.25 as a pitching staff on the year. They sit at 23rd in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 358. The Arizona pitching staff have surrendered 197 runs for the year while having an ERA of 4.01 (177 earned runs relinquished). Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.26 (323 strikeouts vs 143 free passes). They have conceded 47 homers and they surrender 4.47 runs per 9 innings (21st in baseball).
Sitting with 56 save situations, the Diamondbacks have tallied 34 holds in addition to 6 blown saves. Arizona has had relief pitchers take the mound in 21 save chances and they have earned 15 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 67 times in high leverage situations in addition to 46 occasions with base runners. Arizona relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 26.9% of 67 inherited runners. They are ranked 9th in the league with a save percentage of 71.4%, and they have sent 167 bullpen pitchers onto the field this season.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 35 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .978 (29th in professional baseball). The Diamondbacks have 362 assists, 35 errors and have amassed 1,164 putouts for the year. In their 3,492 innings on the field, the Diamondbacks have a defensive efficiency of 71.0% (11th in pro baseball).
So far in his MLB career, Castellanos has allowed 93 hits while totaling 67 punch outs in 92 frames. He has surrendered 50 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.326 and a FIP of 4.9. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.31 and he has gone up against 396 hitters during his pro baseball career. Castellanos (5-4 career record) has earned a 4.89 earned run average and has given up 9.1 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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